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Unregulated & Unsafe: The Use of Emergency Intake Sites to Detain Immigrant Children

This briefing describes the government’s use of Emergency Intake Sites (EISs) to detain immigrant children, featuring children’s experiences in their...
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Reports

JusticeEd: Year Two Progress Update

Since 2018, NCYL’s JusticeEd Initiative in Santa Clara County has provided innovative, individualized education case management and coaching to...
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Educator Voices: #TeachingTruth

Building Tomorrow's Leaders Comprehensive and honest teaching of U.S. history Kate McCann “In AP Statistics we tackle the tough conversations. We...
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Factsheets

Miranda Rights - Protection Guides for Youth and Professionals

Guides to help youth, law enforcement, and school staff understand the rights youth have during police interrogations to ensure outcomes are just and...
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Reports

Telling Our Own Stories: Former Foster Youth Experiences With Barriers And Healing During Covid-19

This report was entirely youth-led, researched, analyzed, and written by members of the Youth Advisory Board for NCYL’s Reproductive Health Equity...
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Reports

Compassionate Education Systems: Antelope Valley Progress Report

A new report by the National Center for Youth Law highlights progress made in improving the educational experiences for youth in foster care in the...
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Reports

School Mental Health 101: A Primer for Medi-Cal Managed Care Plans

California is launching an effort to grow partnerships between schools and Medi-Cal mental health providers to expand access to care for students...